The White House on Thursday nominated Victoria Nuland to be the next assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs, to replace Philip Gordon, who was appointed as Middle East coordinator for the National Security Council. The...Show More Summary
While Jay Carney has hinted at his adoration for the Ohio-based quintet in the past, his conversation with The Post revealed his full-blown addiction to the prolific group. "Bob [Pollard] is in a class of his own" Carney said.
After regularly being put on the defensive recently by the White House press corps over the Obama administration’s handling of its latest scandals, White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted on Wednesday that the media’s criticism is “legitimate.” …there have been some legitimate criticisms about how we’re handling this… and I say ‘legitimate’ because I mean it. [...]
Secretary of State John Kerry is urging Israeli and Palestinian leaders to take “hard decisions” to revive the Middle East peace process. Kerry has been pressing Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks that broke down in September 2010. Read more here.
Lew was offered a $940,000 bonus from Citigroup if he could land a job in government. That's one hell of a carrot. And here he is interviewing for Geithner's job.
TBOTFG. The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intends to nominate Victoria Nuland as assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs, a position that requires Senate confirmation. It's very odd how those who lie are promoted and those...
President Obama’s foreign policy and national security teams reflect the worldview of the Atlantic Council, a prestigious, Washington-based multilateralism-driven think tank. Secretaries of State, John Kerry and Hillary Clinton have...Show More Summary
The State Department spokeswoman who played a pivotal role in deleting portions of the Benghazi talking points has been tapped by President Obama for a plum new post, bagging a nomination to become assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs. Nuland is a... -
A day after Jordan's Foreign Minister told John Kerry that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the "lingering, core" issue, the Secretary of State chided Israelis for missing opportunity: "it’s not on the tip of everybody’s tongue. People...Show More Summary
White House press secretary Jay Carney first outed himself as a Guided By Voices superfan two years ago, simultaneously referencing Jimi Hendrix’s drummer and GBV’s guitarist, both named Mitch Mitchell. Earlier that same year Carney was revealed to be the singer in a band, too. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — With the White House exposed as a scandal-ridden and untrustworthy source of power, the Republicans are investigating the circumstances surrounding another controversy: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ fundraising efforts for ObamaCare. Show More Summary
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) has finally closed the investigation into possible voter fraud in the 2012 election, declaring, “voter fraud does exist, but it is not an epidemic.” To illustrate his point, Husted noted that the 135 cases of possible voter fraud referred for further investigation are a tiny percentage of more [...]
On his fourth visit to the region, US secretary of state pushes Israeli and Palestinian leaders to resume negotiations.
Recently, Secretary Hagel underscored the centrality of the US-Japanese security treaty and the need to reinforce Japanese defense against the twin challenges from North Korea and China. In so doing, he became the first Secretary ofShow More Summary
(TEL AVIV, Israel) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Israel’s government should prevent further settlement construction, where possible, to help revitalize Middle East peace hopes. However, he isn’t calling for a complete settlement freeze in lands contested by the Israelis and Palestinians. Show More Summary
Mousa & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Defence  EWHC 1412 (Admin) (24 May 2013) – Read judgment Remember the Iraq War? Following the 2003 invasion Britain remained in control of Basra, a city in South Eastern Iraq, until withdrawal over six years later on 30 April 2009. 179 […]
The White House announced yesterday that Victoria Nuland will be nominated by President Obama to assistant secretary for European an Eurasian affairs. Nuland has served as State Department spokesperson since 2011 until earlier this year. Show More Summary
The Woolwich murder will be used by Theresa May, the Home Secretary, to revive plans for a "snooper's charter", allowing police and security services to monitor internet use, Conservative sources indicated tonight.Ms May was furiousShow More Summary
Kathleen Merrigan, who recently left her role as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, said this week she is concerned about the negative impact the Food Safety Modernization Act could have on small- and medium-sized farms. According to a report by AgriPulse, Merrigan made the remarks at CropLife America’s National Policy... Continue Reading
``You would think that a financial rating agency would be shouting the praises of a rule that would prevent a failing bank from taking the rest of the economy down with it, but that's apparently not how things go in today's market. Particularly...Show More Summary